Advantec Engineering provides forensic investigations and materials failure analysis in support of insurance company investigations and litigation.
Advantec Engineering provides engineering support in cases involving:
Commercial and residential property damage due to contractor negligence or equipment failure
Commercial and industrial equipment accidents and failures
General aviation accidents, maintenance issues, and failures
Equipment fitness for service and warrantee claims
Engineering support may be in the form of on-site examinations, laboratory examinations, engineering research, detailed engineering reports, and expert witness testimony.
Examples of the type of cases include:
Determination of the cause of leak in a chill water system in an apartment building
Analysis and testing of a bridge fender system weld fabrication quality after allision by a barge
Determination of the cause of a pipe rupture that killed two workers
Field inspection and analysis of the fitness for service of poorly fabricated weld joints in a large industrial component
Failure analysis of an industrial hydraulic lift
Determination of the cause of corrosion in a commercial display case that resulted in water leakage and a slip and fall accident
Failure analysis of a coupling in a fire protection system that resulted in flooding of a warehouse
Assessment of the level of corrosion present in a headlight to ascertain whether it had been broken prior to a vehicle accident
Determination of the cause of failure in a large electric generator at a commercial power plant
Understanding the cause of a material failure that leads to an accident or economic loss is crucial to any claim settlement or litigation.
Please contact us if we can be of assistance.
Stress Corrosion in a copper tube in a residential plumbing system
Poorly fabricated weld
Fractured plastic housing
Stereomicroscope view of the fracture surface of a chain link.
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